About Us

Mr Rohan Greenland (Australia)

President

Rohan first joined the APHN Executive in 2009 and was elected as President in 2015. He has worked with the National Heart Foundation of Australia for more than a decade, initially as the organisation’s inaugural National Director, Government Relations, before his appointment as General Manager, Advocacy, in 2014. He has extensive experience in tobacco control, physical activity, nutrition and Indigenous health advocacy. He has been a member of Australia’s front-of pack food labelling project committee and the Australian Government’s Healthy Food Partnership executive. He has collaborated with the global NCD Alliance and co-ordinated Australian advocacy seeking support for the UN high level meeting on NCDs in 2011 and the subsequent development of meaningful targets and supporting action plans. He has previously worked as a political adviser to Australian national and territory ministers. He has spoken at numerous international and national conferences – including the World Congress of Cardiology, the World Congress on Public Health and the International Congress on Physical Activity and Public Health, mostly on the subject of public health and cardiovascular advocacy. He has also served on the board of the ACT Cancer Council, the ACT Health Promotion Foundation and Focus ACT, a charity providing supported accommodation for people with intellectual and physical disabilities. He is a slow but enthusiastic cyclist, rower and runner.